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, but before i have him talk, i just want to say that emily alice parker was the sweetest little girl i have ever known. my children are grieving. my siblings across the country are grieving. and we're just devastated that someone so beautiful and perfect is no longer going to be in our lives. and for no reason. and we can only pray we find understanding in the days and weeks to come. and one day find peace. but we were all blessed to have known her. and to have had her in our lives. there's been a fund that was set up by members of our families and friends back in utah that people have been donating to, and we would like to thank all of you for your donations to that. we're hoping to be able to use that to bring emilie back to utah for her final resting place with her family there. and we want to thank all of you who made those donations. i will turn this to rob parker. >> we're waiting to hear from the father now of this 6-year-old, emilie parker, shot and killed in the elementary school yesterday. that was -- that was emilie parker's aunt who was speaking, and her father, emilie parker's
the brutal mass six-year-old emilie parker and jesse lewis. tomorrow, the medical examiner will conduct autopsies on adam lanza and his mother. and the families will begin the process of laying their loved ones to rest. jim. >> axelrod: margaret, thank you. it is still unclear what if any connection the gunman's mother had to the school. but we do know the weapons adam lanza used to kill his victims came from her home. bob orr is in washington with more on the investigation. good evening, bob. >> reporter: good evening, jim. as new details emerge, the scope of the horror explains. gunman adam lanza apparently sprayed two classrooms at sandy hook elementary school with relentless fire from a semiautomatic assault rifle. it was a massacre, and most of the victims were first graders. autopsies on the bodies of the children revealed that many, if not all, had been shot multiple times. wayne carver is the chief medical examiner for connecticut. >> i only did seven of the autopsies. the victims i had ranged from 3 to 11 wounds apiece and i only saw two of them with close-range shooting. >> re
. >>> 6-year-olds an ma marques green and emilie parker were laid to rest told. >>> holiday stars are speaking out against gun violence, demanding a plan to control gun violence across the country. >> for the children of sandy hook, demand a plan. no more lists of the names. it's not too soon. it's too late. >> now is the time. >> jennifer aniston, polaroid, some of the other celebrities that took part in fact project demand the plan to end the violence is the campaign of the mayors against illegal guns campaign. >>> they was arrested an 18- year-old, michael jabateh has been charged with attempted murder. it happened earlier this month and a shot through the officers car door after the officer honked his horn trying to disburse a crowd leaving a house party. >>> there's a lot of activity in pikesville when a pedestrian was hit by a car. this is the scene here at ricers town road and old court road. stimunclear how the crash occurred or who is at fault. but we know pedestrian injuries were not life threatening. hospitals around the country are
, maryland. anna martinez green was also buried. and in utah, the funeral of six- year-old emily parker was held. the town covered in pink as her parents asked people to wear pink. >> the unite the way announced that funds reached $2.2 million. >>> across the nation, there has ben an outpouring of support and -- there has been an outpouring of support and love from acrosses nace. and there is a drive for hurricane sandy affect the. it's called operation kids comfort. >> it's that comfort of shoaling something and just being able to just hold it, you know, take it with them where they go >> hurricane sandy victims drove from new york to connecticut to hand deliver the teddy bears to the kids. >>> closer to home, dozens of maryland children spent part of the day today making paper snow flakes to be sent to the survivors of the school shooting in connecticut. fox 5's john henrehan has this story. >> reporter: on a cold and blustery saturday, dozens of families made their trip to a the children's boutique. they came to make paper snow flakes. these decorations will be sent to the children w
this memorial in newtown something emilie parker's family found out when they took her body home to ogden, utah. >> a lot of you guys don't even know who she is. a lot of you never even met her. [ crying ] >> reporter: the father of 6- year-old victim emilie parker tried to thank the hundreds who showed up for her memorial service. >> i'm so thankful for everybody that's here. [ crying ] >> i can't... >> reporter: emilie parker will be buried at a private funeral service tomorrow. this official day of mourning extends beyond connecticut. states around the country will be observing a moment of silence this morning to remember the slain students and faculty. >> we have seen so many images around newtown with a lot of teddy bears and candles and cards. flowers left by people coming to honor the victims. what are they going to do with all that. >> reporter: those mementos are still here. as you can probably tell, it's raining heavily in newtown. so tents have been put up to protect those mementos from the elements. michelle? >> okay, marlie hall in newtown, connecticut, thank you. >>> some website
little spaniel. she will always be remembered adds a wonderful little girl. this is emily parker. her father described her as an artist who carried and her art supplies so she never missed the chance to draw a picture for someone. >> ready and go. >> and this home video of anna marquez green. she was a child devoted to god. officials say that hochsprung tried to stop the gunman entering the grounds. >> some rainfalling in the area. we have some heavier rain to the north of the bay area pushing south. so for tomorrow morning, a wet start to the day. the morning commute looks a little bit rainy. here's a live view right there. there's the transamerica pyramid lit up for the holidays. temperatures are cooling off, but not as cold as we have had because we have some cloud ins place. we are looking at rain increasing during the overnight hours. so we have the morning commute, rainy, then improvement late morning and into the afternoon, clearing. we will will see the sunshine lateener the day. tuesday, we will have sunshine, clouds, cold temperatures, winds, and a few showers an thunderstor
-old emily parker will be buried back in her home state of utah. a small step towards normalcy as the students had back-to-school all except sandy hook elementary school, which remains a crime scene. in the neighboring town of monroe volunteers continue preparing an unused middle school for sandy hook students to attend. >> we want to give the children the opportunity to see their new school and at to be as comfortable as they possibly can. >> promote investigation proceeds as a board is look through every inch of adam lanza's life. -- authoritiesthe investigation proceeds. his mother trained him to use a dangerous weapon at a time whenshe knew that he suffered from mental illness. >> it was an extremely poor decision on her part. we're talking about a psychological switzer that i think got turned on for him with access to and weapon and ready availability. >> the gunman had not seen his father or brother in two years. although he visited gun ranges, it's not clear if he practiced shooting in preparation for the massacre. tahman bradley abc news, connecticut. >> the mother of
. >> reporter: robby parker, the father of 6-year-old victim emilie parker, tried to thank the hundreds who showed up for her memorial service. >> i'm so thankful everybody is here. i can't -- >> reporter: emilie parker will be buried at a private funeral service tomorrow. this official day of mourning extends beyond connecticut. states around the country are planning a moment of silence to remember the slain students and faculty. terrell? >> all right. marlie hall in newtown for us this morning. marl marley, thank you so much. >>> david keene, president of the national rifle association, will be bob schieffer's guest on this sunday's "face the nation." >>> one of the two bank robbers who escaped from a chicago high-rise jail has been captured. the fbi says joseph banks was captured late yesterday in chicago. bavgs and kenneth conley made a daring escape tuesday, making a hole in the wall and used knotted bed sheets to scale 20 stories. conley remains at large. >>> we'll take a quick break. when we come back, doomsday scenario. depending on your interpretation, the mayans predicted the end
. this is 6-year-old emily parker, one of the 20 children lost yesterday. kindergarten teacher lorain russo is among the adults gunned down. authorities say the principal, dawn hochsprung lunged at the gunman before she was mortally wounded. the father of emily parker fought back tears, as he remembered his little girl. >> she was the type of person that could just light up the room. she -- she always had something kind to say about anybody. and her, her, her love and the strength that she gave us and the example that she showed us is remarkable. she is an incredible person. and i'm so blessed to be her dad. >> authorities today released the names and ages of the 26 victims. their ages range from 6 to 56 years old. authorities say among the children, 12 girls and eight boys were killed, all of them 6 or 7 years old. investigators say most of the slain children were found inside the same classroom. the killer also gunned down several sandy hook staff members, including a school psychologist who is nearing retirement and teacher victoria soto, who reportedly shielded her young students as the
. young children who had so much to look forward to are remembered on this sunday morning. emilie parker, her heartwarming smile, one of the many things her father will miss. >> i've been teaching her portuguese so our last conversation was in portuguese. and she told me good morning and asked how i was doing. i said i was doing well. she said they loved me and i gave her a kiss and i was out the door. >> kids that survived the massacre lost many of their playmates and some of their favorite teachers. third grader malia ali carried a poster paying tribute to victoria soto. >> she was a really good teacher. my favorite first grade teacher. >> last night hundreds gathered for what is normally a saturday night children's service at st. rose of lima church. some of the parents who lost their children mourning with neighbors during the standing room only service that spilled out in the sanctuary. parents are taking a break from planning funerals for their little ones. president barack obama is planning on visiting sandy hook later today, the fourth time he's visited a town mourning following
granddaughter but not as proud as i am of her. 6-year-old emilie parker's family posted pictures as well. some of them very some der others with her young sibling are full of smilesment after the meetings in the classroom the president told new town that the nation's heart was broken for their loss. >> as a community you have inspired us, newtown. in the face of indescribable center lines, in the face of unconscionable evil, you looked out for each other. you cared for one another. you have loved one an is how ne remembered. >> earlier yesterday authorities told us that hundreds of rounds were fired here on friday. the president said it is now time to better protect the children who cannot protect themselves. >> can we honestly say we are doing enough to keep our children all of them safe from harm. we claim as a nation that we are all together there, letting them know we are loved and teach to go love in return. are we truly doing enough to give all the children of this country a chance they deserve to live out their lives in happiness and with purpose. i have been reflecting on this the last
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. josephine grace gay, who celebrated her 7th birthday. and emilie alice parker. lots of backlash for the nra for their statement friday. gabby and i are extremely disappointed by the nra's defiant suppose. they could have chosen to be a voice for the own members who want common sense, reasonable safeguards on deadly firearms. but instead it chose to defend extreme pro gun positions that aren't even popular among the law-abiding gun owners it represents. the national rifle association is speaking out on the massacre, saying the answer is to deploy armed guards at schools. and they're not the only ones joining the debate. >> columbine. >> virginia tech. >> tucson. >> aurora. >> ft. hood. >> oak creek. >> newtown. >> newtown. >> newtown. >> newtown. >> how many more? >> how many more? >> how many more colleges? >> how many more classrooms? >> how many more movie theatres? >> how many more houses of faith? >> how many more shopping malls? >> how many more street corners? >> how many more? >> how many more? >> enough. >> enough. >> enough. >> well, this group of artists joined mayors against ille
were laid to rest, left to right, josephine gay, anna marquez-greene and emilie parker. >> today we had a beautiful tribute to emilie and we said our final good-byes today. it was so special to have family together, to sing songs that were emilie's favorites. >> after the holidays, the survivors of the sandy hook shooting will return to school. they'll be in a new building, but it will be filled with all the furniture and artwork from their old school. >>> one new jersey school district plans to have armed police officers in all of their schools starting when classes resume after the holidays. the mayor says he made the decision before the nra made the suggestion on friday. they actually had armed guards in some of the schools already. new jersey governor chris christie on the other hand thinks armed guards in schools aren't the answer to gun violence and that problem. >>> to washington now and the negotiations over the fiscal cliff. actually, there really aren't any negotiations now. the president is in hawaii. we're in a bit of a holding pattern as both sides dig in their heels. the m
. robbie parker, the father of 6-year-old emily parker, she was killed yesterday. he is now speaking out. we're going to hear what he's saying about his beautiful 6-year-old daughter when we come back.e. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. boproductivity up, costs down, thtime to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. >>> president obama will travel here to connecticut tomorrow to join in remembering and in mourning the victims of the second deadliest shooting incident in u.s. history at a school. a white house sta
-year-old by the name of emily parker, only moments ago her father, robbie, he moved this community from the west side of the united states eight months ago and you can imagine how emotional his response was here tonight. >> at this time our thanks go out to so many people, so many friends and family and complete strangers who we don't know, for all the love, condolences and support you've given to us. my daughter, emily, would be one of the first to be standing and give up her love and support to all those victims because that's the type of person that she is. not because of any parenting that my wife and i could have done, but because those are the gifts that were given to her by her heavenly father. >> bill: there is more from robbie parker in a moment. but first, we want to take you live to new hampshire. this is a spokesperson now for the lanza family and the police department up there, this is the first time we've heard on behalf of peter lanza, the father of the alleged gunman and his son, ryan, age 24, who lived in hoboken, new jersey. let's drop in there now in new hampshire. >> the loss we a
she always dreamedover being a teacher. emily parker was one of 16 sicks that were only six years old. her father said she liked to draw and make cards to cheer up friends and family. >> she was the type of person that could light up the room. she always had something kind to say about anybody. >> robbie parker also delivered a message to the shooters family expressing condolences for the difficulty time they are going through too. >> no case compares to the carnage at sandy hook elementary. all of the students dc all of the victims were shot several times. one of the teachers natalee hammond survived. the gunman fired at least 30 round magazines and investigators say he used a long weapon likely a semi automatic rifle. >> i've been at this for a third of a century. and it's my sensibilities may not be the average man. but this is probably the worst i have seen. >> they do not belief the victims suffered for an extended amount of time. >> out of tragedy comes hope and comfort. people have gone to newtown to pay their respects and offer solace. john sue sockeye is there this morning. j
tonight. kyung lah, you were there earlier when the father of emilie parker came out of his house and wanted to tell people, wanted to talk to tv cameras and just talk in a very human way about his daughter, about what she was like, about the life she lived. >> and he was very clear that the reason he wanted to come out and face cameras -- he knows this is national television, he wanted to make sure that people across the country knew that he wanted to say thank you and he also wanted to share a message, that we're better than this, that society cannot be defined by this single act. he lost a 6-year-old girl. and it's one thing to think about the number. it's a totally different thing to watch this man talk, to look at the pictures of this beautiful girl and to fully comprehend that this family has suffered a true, true loss. here's what he told us. >> i was leaving to work, and she woke up before i left. and i've actually been teaching her portuguese. so our last conversation was in portuguese. she told me good morning. and asked how i was doing. and i said that i was doing well.
tribute to his own daughter, emilie parker was just 6 years old. she was one of the little girls killed yesterday. her father, robbie parker, said he is even praying for the shooter's family tonight, watch >> i'd really like to offer our deepest condolences to the families who were directly affected by this shooting. it's an horrific tragedy and we want everybody to know that our hearts and our prayers go out to them. this includes the family of the shooter. i can't imagine how hard this experience must be for you and i want you to know that our family and our love and our support goes out to you as well. my daughter, emilie, would be one of the first ones to be standing and giving her love and support to all those victims because that's the type of person that she is, not because of any parenting that my wife and i could have done, but because those were the gifts that were given to her by her heavenly father. i have two really good friends at home who have set up a facebook page to help raise money for emilie. when i've gotten on that and seen the number of people who have commented a
: robby parker the father of 6-year-old victim emilie parker tried to thank the hundreds who showed up for her memorial service. >> i'm so thankful for everybody that's here. i can't -- [ crying ] >> reporter: emilie parker will be buried at a private funeral service tomorrow. this official day of mourning extends beyond connecticut. states all over the country are planning a moment of silence this morning to remember the slain students and faculty. brian, michelle? >> marly we have seen teddy bears and candles and flowers. do you know what's going to happen with all of those left in town? >> reporter: those mementos are still here. every day more and more show up as visitors stream in. as you can probably tell, it's raining quite heavily here in newtown. so tents have been put up to protect those mementos from the elements. brian, michelle. >> thank you, marlie hall in newtown, connecticut, thank you very much. >>> and we have seen a number of different gun buy-back programs around the bay area in response to the newtown shooting but in one county, it's not just guns they want. the m
. all of them were either 6 or 7 years old. among them, was emily parker. her father says she could light up a room and was an exceptional artist who always carried around markers and pencils to draw for anyone. her dad said he dwav her a kiss the last time he saw her alive. six adults lost their lives in that tragic shooting. that includes 47-year-old principal dawn hochsprung who was married and had two daughters and three st stepdaughters. one parent said hochsprung was always smiling. and school sipsychologist mary sherlach loved to garden. they will miss her terribly and take comfort knowing she had achieved that dream. the gunman also took the life of a 27-year-old first grade teacher who is being hailed around the world for her bravery. ♪ amazing grace how sweet the sound ♪ >> hundreds of people sang "amazing grace" at a candlelight vigil for victoria soto in her hometown. she moved her students from the classroom door when they heard the gun shots ringing out. she faced the gunman when he stormed in and he shot her. i spoke yesterday with two parents whose son, by what t
: 6-year-old emilie parker was one of the 20 students shot and killed inside sandy hook elementary. >> she was the type of person who could light up a room. >> reporter: her father says his oldest daughter was kind to everyone. >> she is an incredible person. and i'm so blessed to be her dad. >> reporter: investigators identified the shooter as 20- year-old adam lanza. sources say he attended sandy hook elementary as a child. police say when he returned pride morning he used a rifle to shoot 12 girls, 8 boys and 6 adults multiple times. 27-year-old teacher vicki soto died shielding her students. >> she passed doing something she loved. >> reporter: small memorials like these on barricades block the roadway to the school are popping up all over newtown. people here are grieving and trying to show support any way they can. >> they're just babies, you know. they're just babies. they shouldn't be taken away from their mothers and their fathers. >> reporter: investigators say lanza also killed his mother nancy before taking the gun she kept in the home they shared. police are still gath
life. among the many children, 6-year-old emily parker remembered today by her father. >> we now know that all of the children who lost their lives were just six or seven years old all first graders, just barely beginning their lives. >> 27-year-old vicky soto was a substitute teacher. family members say they agonized for hours wondering what happened to her. >> at that point was the hardest for the whole family, just a waiting game. to get word on what happened. >> vicky had her students huddled behind her in a closet protecting her from the gunman when she was shot and killed. other victims is 30-year-old lauren russo. mary was the school sigh skol colonel gist. vicky soto the substitute teacher who died shielding her students is being honored tonight. she will never be forgotten by one of her students who doesn't know her fate. >> she really loved us. i hope she is okay. i hope it's not her, i kept saying. you know she has been hurt but he doesn't know the end result. >>> they are one of the lucky families, both their children survived. >>> the father of the gunman has released a s
was carried to the church where a thousand friends gathered. and family and friends of six- year-old emily parker wore her favorite color, pink, to her funeral. newtown's police chief and captain were among the first responders at sandy hook elementary school following the shooting rampage. the two of them sat down with elaine to describe what they say that day. >> we needed to break into the school to get in, because the back doors are secured. >> how did you get it open? >> broke out the window. >> reporter: it was quiet and the halls were empty. he searched sandy hook elementary school room by room. >> the rooms were locked. that means that the teachers had done their job, locked their doors and hid their children there danger. so we went around the building to the front of the building. >> tell me about that. >> there was a very tragic, you know, observation on all parts, because then you could see the carnage that was present. >> when you saw what was in that classroom, what went through your mind? >> i was devastated, absolutely devastated. i had no words. i felt a little bit of ange
the shooter and paid with her life. emily parker was remembered by her father. >> we want everybody to know -- this includes the family of the shooter. reporter: we know that all of the chirp who lost their lives were just six or seven years old. all first-graders, just barely beginning their lives. >> ama: 27-year-old vicky soto was a substitute teacher. family members say they spent agonize hours after the shooting wondering what happened to her. >> at that point was the hardest for the whole family, the waiting game, to receive word on what happened to vicki's class. >> vicki had her students hide behind her in a closet, protecting them from the gunman when she was shot and killed. >>> other victims include 30-year-old lauren reduce saw, a teacher, mary sher sherlach was the excuse me expoirn toad to stop the killer, and nancy lanza, the mother of the killer, was killed earlier in the day. vicki sew total will never be forgotten by one of her students who doesn't know her fate right now. >> we are hoping she is going to be okay. he really -- she really loved that class, and he keeps sayi
. >>> emilie parker was just 6 years old. another one of the victims of this tragedy. her father spoke publicly and very emotionally last night. he's one of the only parents to come forward to talk openly about their terrible loss. it's because he said he wants everyone to know how special his little girl was. >> i would really like to offer our deepest condolences to all the families directly affected by this shooting. it's a horrific tragedy and we want everybody to know that our hearts and our prayers go out to them. this includes the family of the shooter. i can't imagine how hard this experience must be for you. and i want you to know that our family and our love and support goes out to you, as well. my daughter, emilie, would be one of the first ones to be standing and giving her love and support to all those victims. because that's the type of person that she is. not because of any parenting that my wife and i could have done, but because those are the gifts that were given to her by her heavenly father. i have two really good friends at home who set up a facebook page to help raise mone
. she died trying to protect her students, victoria soto was 27 years old. emilie parker was six years old, she is another victim of the tragedy and her father spoke publicly last night. he is the only parent to come forward publicly it talk about their terrible loss, because he wants everyone to know how special his little girl was. >> i would really like. >> to offer our deepest condolences to all of the families directly affected by the shooting. it's a horrific tragedy and we want everybody to know that our hearts and prayers go out to them. this includes the family of the shooter. i can't imagine how hard this experience must be for you. and i want you to know that our family and our love and our support goes out to you as well. my daughter emilie, would be one of the first ones to be standing and giving her love and support to all those victims. because that's the type of person that she is. not because of any parenting that my wife and i could have done, but because those are the gifts that were given to you by her heavenly father. i have two really good friends at home who have
anna marcus green the daughter of a well-known saxophone player and emily parker who moved to newtown a year ago. >> she was a type person that could just light up the room. she -- [ crying ] ... >> she always had something kind to say about anybody. >> reporter: this community of about 27,000 is coming together to try to cope with this tragedy. all throughout town people are putting up signs like this one to support each other. >> we will put our arms around those families and around each other. we will find a way to heal. >> reporter: the shooter also killed his mother nancy. >> oh, it shocked us all. >> reporter: his aunt said she was a bright boy and his mother and father were good parents. investigators don't have a motive but say officers are collecting good evidence to help them piece together how and why lanza did this. vigils are being held throughout the weekend. prayers are being said tonight. so many people here say this town will never be the same again. ann. >> ines, can you tell us a little more about that memorial that the president is going to attend? are they releasi
; and emilie parker, who moved to newtown a year ago. >> she was a type of person that could just light up the room. she -- [ crying ] >> she always had something kind to say about anybody. >> reporter: this community of about 27,000 is coming together to try to cope with this tragedy. all throughout town people are putting up signs like this one to support each other. >> we will put our arms around those families and around each other. we will find a way to heal. >> reporter: the shooter also killed his mother, nancy. >> oh, it shocked us all. >> reporter: his aunt said she was a bright boy and his mother and father were good parents. >> if he needed help, i know they would have gotten it for him. >> investigators don't have a motive but say officers are collecting good evidence to help them piece together how and why lanza did this. vigils are being held throughout the weekend. president obama will be here speaking with family members, thank first responders and is expected to speak at a vigil tomorrow night at 7 p.m. >> ines, we have heard that adam lanza's father issued a statement. do
for 6-year-old emilie parker. some victims' family members are joining the gun control debate following the massacre at sandy hook elementary. cnn's anderson cooper spoke with the mother of 6-year- old shooting victim noah pozner. >> they were here, and they mattered. they all had families and they mattered. and so did all of the educators who died that day. they all mattered. they all had families, they all had friends. they all had - you know, if i asked everybody in this world who has ever loved someone, who has ever had a human being in their life who was essential to their well being to raise their hand, i don't think there would be many hands down in this world. and every one of those hands is a reason why those weapons should not be out in the general public. >> while the president has promised "real reforms" on gun laws, the n-r-a pushes to have an armed security guard in every school. and for the very latest on the gun control debate, chris monzingo has the details. >> reporter: as the last of the newtown school shooting victims are buried today a renewed debate about gun contr
been held on saturday. ana marquez-green and emilie parker. those were let in honor of the children. the entertainment industry reacted to the shootings pulling in number of violent television episodes. now number of hollywood big stars come together to demand a plan of action on gun control. >> can i help you? >> paramount pictures canceled premiere in screenings of a new tom cruise movie that opens with scenes of a sniper firing into a crowd. the company reacted similarly, canceling the screen of the new quentin tarantino film. a blood soaked revenge fantasy set in the pre-civil war south. television needs episodes of two popular animated shows, family guy and american dad, both of which showed them play. -- gun play. radio station stop playing a hit single by the senior keisha titled "die young." >> we gathered as a nation to pray for the victims. >> president obama says to prevent future atrocities they must do some soul-searching about how to entertain it. >> and all too often glorifies guns. >> i am the founder of the eastern congo initiative. >> he is acting as a spokesperson
-old girl emilie parker, one of the 20 children murdered on friday at newtown, connecticut. one of the most touching tributes came from saturday night live which opened the show with a children's choir singing "silent night." ♪ holy night ♪ all is calm, all is bright ♪ round your virrin mother and child ♪ ♪ holy infant so tender and mild ♪ ♪ sleep in heavenly peace ♪ sleep in heavenly peace ♪ silent night ♪ holy night ♪ ♪ with the angels, let us sing ♪ hallelujah to our king ♪ sleep in heavenly peace ♪ sleep in heavenly peace try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. red jars are all the same right? wrong! you need three uses of a $15 cream to equal the moisturizing power of one use of regenerist microsculpting cream. seems not all red jars are created equal. olay regenerist. i just fin
and 6- year-old anna marquez green were laid to rest in newtown. emily parker's family role move today newtown -- recently moved to newtown. 20 children and six adults were killed last friday. police have not yet established a motive for adam lanza. >>> more than two dozen hollywood celebrities created a public service announcement calling for a plan to control gun violence across the run think. the demand a plan to end gun violence is part of a campaign by mayors against illegal guns. >> columbine. >> virginia tech. >> tucson. >> aurora. >> flood. >> oak creek. >> newtown. >> newtown. >> newtown. >> newtown. >> how many more? how many more? >> how many more colleges? >> how many more classrooms? >> how many more movie theaters? >> how many more houses of faith? >> jennifer aniston, conan o'brien, steve carell, zoe day chanel participated in this. >>> the butler did it. but now the pope did a christmas pardon. the pope benedict visited his former butler and told him he had pardoned him for stealing valuable paypal documents. he -- pa pal documents. he gave the documents to a journalist
for josephine guy and 6-year-old anna marques green in newtown, connecticut. services for 6-year-old emily parker were held in utah. connecticut's governor ordered flags in the state to full staff beginning at sundown tonight for the first time since the shootings that killed 28 people eight days ago. >>> the local united way in connecticut is asking people to actually stop sending toys to newtown. today children in the community got to choose from hundreds of toys that have come pouring in since the tragedy. donors from around the country have given $2.6 million to a memorial fund. the united way says the best way to help the community now is to do charitable work or make a donation in the victims' names. >>> still ahead tonight, just days before christmas, the pope pardons someone who betrayed him. >>> plus, some kids in montgomery county getting to hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volk
each person killed. one person you may be familiar with is emilie parker, just 6 years old. her father, robert, spoke publicly last night, one of the only parents to have come forward to speak publicly after this tragedy. here is some of what he said. >> emilie was a noerpt her two little sisters, delighting in teaching them,read, dance and find the simple joys in life. emilie's laughter was infection and all those who had the pleasure to meet her would agree that this world is a better place because she has been in it. >> faept wept on to talk about how strong his little girl was. he has two other daughters. imagine trying to explain the loss of emilie to those daughters. don lemon has been learning more information about the -- the mother of this here is the. don, what are you hearing? >> hi, anderson, we are here down at the square. we have been talking to people as well. they have been coming up us to. you have been witnessing the same thing. show you the memorial, we came here, got here yesterday, when i did. this was a very small memorial, just 26 candles here for the victims who
, connecticut. the final three victims of a deadly school shooting laid to rest. emilie parker, josephine guy and ana marquez greene, the 6 and 7-year-old girls, 3 of 20 people killed when a gunman opened fire at sandy hook elementary and we are learning more about the gunman, adam lanza, described as an awkward, peculiar kid who spent hours in the basement of his home where his mother reportedly stored her collection of firearms. >> jamie: we're also learning federal agents aren't getting the access they want. i wonder if those guns were locked up. i'm so interested. lawmakers say investigators know who some players are and not their specific roles adding the investigation is not where they'd like it to be. and the pain is still so unbearable in newtown, connecticut, looking at the percent of the victims buried today, the final three of them laid to rest, emilie parker, josephine gray and ana marquez greene, and, three of the girls, and it bears repeating. >> rick: rick leventhal joins us from our new york city newsroom with a fair and balanced look at the gun control debate. >> reporter: th
and emilie parker. >>> when students get back from the break. every school will now have an armed guard on duty. he made the decision before the nra came out suggesting it, but while the mayor says it's necessary right now, new jersey governor chris christie says armed guards are not the solution. >> i don't think anyone heard me. i really thought he was going to attack me. i had visions that i was going to get eaten. >> that jogger had a frightening encounter with a mountain lion as she ran through colorado's cheyenne mountain park. they're hunting for the animal after it approached the jogger and another person in two separate incidents. rangers may have to kill the mountain lion to prevent it from threatening people at the park. >>> check out this video from boston where a police officer jumped into the frigid boston harbor to save a drowning woman. a bystander recorded the heroism with a cell phone. the woman said she fell in by accident. fire department divers helped them arrive both to safety. what an incredible task there. >>> for today's faces of faith, we are talking about the
with the unthinkable, some are remembering mayor precious loved ones like emilie parker. her father was the first one to speak out. he recalled the last moment he saw his little girl. >> she told me good morning and asked how i was doing and i said i was doing well. she said she loved me and i gave her a kiss and i was out the door. my daughter emilie would be one of the first ones standing and giving her love and support to all those victims because that's the time of person she is. martha: he remembers her as a bright young girl who loved to draw. and she was teaching her sisters how to read. the nfl paid tribute to the shooting victims. the new england patriots ... >> join in a moment of silent reflect as we light a flare for each of the victims. martha: 26 white flares were sent into the sky. also the new york giant paid their respect as well. victor cruise recalled one of the victim's families after recalling that they were huge fans. he wrote jack pinto on one glove and on one of his cleats he would jack pinto my hero. his funeral is one of the two today. they are one of the fir of the funerals
name was emilie parker, just six years old and he found his way through the crowd to the microphone yesterday and here is what he had to say. >> first of all, i'd really like to offer our deepest condolences to all the families who are directly affected by this shooting. it's a horrific tragedy and we want everybody to know that our hearts and our prayers go out to them. this includes the family of the shooter. i can't imagine how hard this experience must be be for you. and i want you to know that our family and our support you as well. my daughter emily would be one of the first ones that be standing and giving her love and support to all those victims because that's the type of person that she is. not because of any parenting that my wife and i could have done, but because those are the gifts that were given to her by her heavenly father. >> that's an amazing statement from robbie parker. you can see that he's definitely torn with the loss of his daughter. the oldest daughter and he went on to explain what kind of person emily is, she was an artist and she carried around markers
. >> she was a type of children that could light up the room. robe parker's daughter emily was one of the 20 young children killed in friday's shooting. >> she's an incredible person i am so blessed to be her dead. -- dad. >> they died when 20-year-old adam lanza forced his way in and started firing. president obama will travel to newtown to attend a themmor -- memorial service and visit with the victim's families, as investigators try to figure out why they were killed. people who knew him describe him as odd and he shot and killed his mother at home and then drove to the elementary school he went to as a boy. >> she had a gun collection, a gun enthusiast and she would go target practice shooting with her kid. >> reporter: 26 children and adults were killed during the shooting, including teacher vicky soto. at a vigil for her last night, soto a sister asked everyone to hug the people they love. >> and. >> reporter: family members say she destroy died shielding her students from the gunman. since taking office, the president has travelled three times to comfort victims after a mass
did not come home from school is six year old emilie parker. her father - robbie parker - is speaking up. wanting to let others know about the little girl he lost to a gunman. and he talked about forgiveness. r amon >> let us keep the sentiments of love that we feel for our families and the compassion that we feel for or others, even complete strangers. keep them with a is it at all times not to just sorrow, a tragedy. >> all of the children are only six or seven years old. >> and also about the victimshooter --.....i know she had issues with school, she eventually wound up homeschooling him, she battled with the school district, in what capacity i'm not 100% certain, if it was behavior, if it was learning disabilities, i really don't know but he was a very very bright boy, he was a smart. >> that was the anunt... of the shooter adam's father, peter lanza, weekend. "our family is grieving along with all those who have been affected by this enormous tragedy." words can truly express how heartbroken we are" and that relatives are "in a state of disbelief and trying to findin the east ba
massacre was laid to rest. a service for six year old emilie parker was held across the street from where her parents first started dating. emile was buried next to her grandfather. he died just a few months ago. residents of ogden, utah tied pink ribbons around trees to show their support. pink was emilie's favorite color. >> as newtown held funerals, one after another, all week long, one radio station in town became a shoulder to cry on for many locals. "chaz and a-j in the morning" is usually a fun and light-hearted start to the morning. but in the days since the shootings, hundreds of people have called in to share tears, memories and advice about moving on. >> we like to call it a town hall meeting. >> we went from doing one of the most happy, upbeat fun it shows of the year. to with the afternoon, doing it the saddest show of our careers. >> he was one of the first responders, how are you? >> i'm ok. >> never that you thought you would see a scene so horrific. >> corrected there are certain things that certain people should not see. >> and every moment it was getting worse and worse
-old emilie parker returned with her family to her home state of utah. in the neighboring town of monroe, volunteers continue preparing chalk hill middle school for the sandy hook students to attend. >> i definitely, at the very least, want to give the children the opportunity to see their new school and to let them become as comfortable as they can. >> reporter: the criminal investigation is proceeding as authorities comb through every inch of gunman adam lanz aye's life, searching for clues that could explain what triggered friday's massacre. those sandy hook students will likely begin classes at that middle school sometime after the holidays in january. rob and sunny? >> t.j., friday marks one week since the shootings. are you hearing anything more about connecticut's day of sorrow? >> reporter: that's right. the governor is asking that this friday be recognized as a day of mourning here in the state. he's asking that there's a moment of silence at 9:30 a.m., marking the one-week anniversary of the massacre and also asking churches, other houses of worship and government buildings tha
as a girl who never walked from room to room; she danced. six-year-old emilie parker was buried in utah, remembered for the markers and paper emilie always had with her because, as she would say, "i have so many ideas of things to draw, it's hard to remember them all." newtown's police chief is talking publicly about the shooting for the first time. the chief and his captain sat down with elaine quijano this morning, who joins us now. good evening, elaine. >> reporter: good evening to you, jim. well, police chief michael kehoe and captain joe rios arrived at sandy hook elementary within minutes of the call. >> we needed to break into the school to get in because the back doors are secured. >> reporter: how did you get it open? >> broke out the window. >> reporter: it was quiet, and the halls were empty. chief kehoe searched sandy hook elementary room by room. >> with the rooms locked, that means the teachers had done their job, locked their doors and hid their children from danger. so we went around the building to the front of the building. >> reporter: tell me about that. >> there was
the love and light of their lives. emilie parker's father said his daughter loved to draw and make cards to cheer up friends and family. >> my daughter emilie would be one of the first ones to be standing and giving her love and support to all those victims, and her love and the strength that she gave us and the example she showed us is remarkable. she is an incredible person. and i'm so blessed to be her dad. >>> emilie's father said he hoped the tragedy at the elementary school would bring out the best in people. he expressed condolences to all the families, including the family of the gunman. we're learning new details about 20-year-old adam lanza, the man police say is responsible for the shooting. lanza had been diagnosed with with as with asperger's, a milder form of autism. >> people are remembering 27-year-old vickie soto who guided her 1st grade class in to a corner and threw herself in front of them to shield them from the gunfire. we have team coverage. we begin with john sasaki. >> this community is bustling on a saturday night but with heavy hearts. that's how it's been al
service for emilie parker was held last night in ogden, utah. her father robby parker is heartbroken. >> coming up the roads, we started to see the ribbons and all of your tributes to emily everywhere and a lot of you guys don't even know who she is. a lot of you never even met her. >> reporter: the last two faculty members were also laid to rest today. rachel d'avino's boyfriend was planning to propose on christmas eve. school psychologist mary sherlach was remembered for her devotion to kids in trouble. the processions of hearses in newtown are nearing an end. kim schnell doesn't know anyone here but traveled from virginia to pay her respects. >> i felt the call to come and so we got in the car and drove from virginia. just thinking about how many hurting people there are, how the acts of evil can affect so many people. >> reporter: thousands of condolence letters have overwhelmed the newtown post office and, scott, the postmaster says they've come from across the country and all over the world. >> pelley: elaine, thank you. the last of 20 children and seven adults will be laid to
was the type of person that could just light up the room. she -- >> reporter: robbie parker's daughter, emilie was one of the 20 children killed in friday's shooting. >> she is an incredible person. and i'm so blessed to be her dad. >> reporter: parker and dozens of other parents had their children's bodies returned to them by authorities yesterday. police say they died when 20-year-old adam lanza forced his way into sandy hook elementary friday morning and started firing. president obama will travel to newtown later today to attend a memorial service. he'll also visit with the victims' families, this as investigators try to figure out why they were killed. people who knew lanza describe him as odd and remote. police say he shot and killed his mother nancy lanza at home and then drove to the elementary school he attended as a boy. authorities say the guns he used belonged to his mother. >> she had a gun collection and she was a real gun enthusiast and she would go target practice shooting with her kids. >> reporter: 26 children and adults were killed during the shooting, including teacher vick
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